The 2012 national election propelled more Latinos than ever into Congress. And the majority of these elected officials come from the Fronteras region in the southwest. A total of 30 members of Congress are now Latino – 3 in the Senate and 27 in the House.

Here’s a comprehensive list of new and old Latino representatives from the southwest; some we’ve already profiled, a couple of more you’ll be hearing about next week. The asterisk indicates they’ve just been elected

via The New Latino Political Force | Fronteras Desk.